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NBC
Jul 18, 2011 12:00am PDT
big deal on the national debt, with the 2012 republican challenger run on empty? can he or she carry the burden of rejecting big deficit reduction? what about obama, if there's no debt deal, will he have to defend the liberal label next year? the knives are out. should john boehner expect a full-blown mutiny. is eric cantor the number two house republican leading the tea party against their own speaker? finally, family business. michele bachmann's number one in iowa but her family business about become her number one problem. it works to confer gays to straights. will that strike voters as sensible? will it sell on the stump, even among conservatives? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, "new york" magazine john heilemann, cnn's gloria borger, nbc's kelly o'donnell and "time" magazine's joe klein. first up, narrative has been about trying for a big debt reduction deal this year but the political consequences for barack obama and g.o.p. nominee next year are the real story here. if there's no grand deal what are the 2012 consequences? for the president, there ar
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
is confirmed, part of his job will be checking the books of big banks. we'll get a better idea of how they're doing in the coming days when many report quarterly earnings. by the end of this week, 40% of financial firms in the s&p 500 will have reported their numbers. as a group, the results are expected to be downright awful. erika miller reports. >> reporter: banks are the heartbeat of the economy, so their health is often used as a barometer of the recovery-- and the stock market. unfortunately for investors, bank analyst jim sinegal sees plenty of uncertainties ahead. >> in addition to macroeconomic uncertainties, with unemployment high, with g.d.p. growth slow, will the banks be able to add new loans? that's number one. number two is the regulatory uncertainty. we are still not sure where capital levels are going to fall out, and how that's going to affect profitability. >> reporter: as for profitability, diversified financials are expected to be the worst performer this earnings season-- down 94%. this is the group that includes bank of america, j.p. morgan and citi. but the
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
one the president is pushing for, the long-term deal that could take a big bite out of the deficit. >>> two big head lines, the casualties keep coming and the scope keeps widening. rebekah brooks arrested. the woman once headed up his british papers, she's out on bail. headline two, the head of scotland yard resigns. sir paul stevenson is quitting over criticism how he handled the saga. >> as commissioner i carry ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight i wish we had sunlged matters involve this affair differently. i didn't and that's that. >>> brace for an explosive few days ahead. ra beck that brooks, rupert murdock and his son are scheduled to be questioned by british lawmakers tuesday. >>> 15 seconds of news from canada. classic rockers chief trick got a scare as their stage collapsed at the ottawa blues fest. the stage blew over in severe weather. that's where we snagged these pictures. check out the stage before. and after. it's barely recognizable. good news, no serious injuries. >>> you hear the words grope and airport and junk-touching
SFGTV2
Jul 18, 2011 1:00am PDT
/khrarpblgs us. you have the big main. usually there are 60 or a hundred or 50. the little guys are 20-15-30. if you want to shut off the power you shut off the little guys first than the main. when you throw a switch there is the arch. like water when water flows in an old house any you shut it off quick you get the hammer effect? that's like electricity. is it safe to do it if you smell natural gas? show of hands. >> nobody has their hands up. it's not safe to flicking any switches if you smell natural gas. how about if there is smoke coming out of an outlet. if you shut this off in an area where there is no gas, good idea. >> just about anything can be a hazardous material, cleaners, solvants, hair products anything can be hazardous. they are every where. the only time they are hazardous if they are misused our there is a disaster. do you see these in san francisco? that's probably propane. we have a port. in an industrial area. it identified where they are stored. are there hazardous storage places in this air? no. are there a dry cleaners? yes. who remembers grand auto. they have
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
came to an end. it was a big win for japan, which only four months ago was rocked by a massive earthquake. the game was well watched here in the u.s. especially in baltimore, which had the highest ratings for the women's world cup final in the entire united states. so what does that mean for soccer? women's soccer in particular. we spent the day out in somo. >> the women's u.s. soccer team may have lost, but in a way, you can say that soccer in itself may have won. interest in soccer all over the country blooms when they are in title games like this. >> reporter: soccer is fun. these kids love it. >> i like that the girls are playing. >> what do you like about watching them? >> i like to learn how they do it. >> reporter: baltimore is a football town. out of all the cities in the nation watching the women's final, more people watched in this area than in any other town in the entire nation. some even listened to it on the radio. it says something for an area that when you say football, at least 97% of folks think ravens or colts. >> it's shocking that it's a rich soccer town. w
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
>>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at 6 on your side. >>> are big story will sound familiar. >> we are facing a major heat wave and temperatures are going nowhere but up. people were doing their best to deal with the warm temperatures. if you think it is hot today brace yourself. >> a look at where we are and where we are headed. >> today's heat is nothing compared to what we're going to get later this week. is that right? >> it is a little bit of a warm- up. temperatures will be excessive. i will give the the latest. check out our current temperatures. right around the 90-degree mark. humidity levels are up there as well. what is not quite so typical is the extended periods of high heat and humidity. oklahoma city, 100 degrees. the heat index is 115 in omaha. it feels like 113 in minneapolis. a couple of isolated showers later tonight and tomorrow. a lot more on this heat and a few minutes. >>> we are not the only ones locked in mother nature's oven. the scorching temperatures hit most of the midwest. 15 states are under heat advisories and warnings. nearly 40 states will s
WHUT
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
to be scrutinized further. were they? >> tuesday shaping up to be a very big day in parliament. in the morning we are expecting a senior policeman, including the one that put it last night, to appear before the committee. they will be questioned and questioned again about this cozy relationship. also, of course, at the handling of the original investigations into phone hacking. the biggest set piece will be in the afternoon, when they will hear from rupert and james murdock, separately from rebecca brooks, who resigned from her post at news international on friday. >> plenty going on. i know it will keep you busy. >> other stories making headlines around the world today, let's check with thailand and cambodia, ordered to withdraw their troops. the united nations highest court ordered troops to leave the land. a number of people were killed, thousands fled their homes. the postal service website has been hacked into by a group calling itself the union of free syrian hackers. they ended a message with the slogan -- the people want to finance the egyptian revolution. three people have
SFGTV
Jul 18, 2011 1:00am PDT
. however, i'm not a big fan of raising taxes, especially for small businesses. but the reality is we are in a financial crisis right now. and i read this over and over over the weekend. it is only a half a cent. they could have gone higher. i like the fact that this legislation is dedicated. it's not going into the general fund. our speaker spoke about -- you know, we are going to be getting a lot of parolees in this town. public safety is a big deal in my district. we have issues right now and we call the police and it takes a while for them to get there. and it's a big deal. it's just the reality of what's happening in the state of california today. so i will put a motion in support of this half cent sales tax. president o'brien: does anybody want to comment on that first or anybody want to take a vote on that? commissioner clyde? commissioner clyde: i would like to comment before we vote. i too will be supporting this because i do and long have supported dedicated funding for the social safety net. i think that we should have something -- i have children and i don't know how people wh
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
with lester holt in for matt. and the big question is, where is casey anthony? >> a good question. a lot of cameras when she was released early sunday morning. but she hasn't been seen since, which may be a good idea for now, since her lawyers say she has been receiving death threats since the not guilty verdict. we'll have the latest in a live report, coming up. >>> and on a different topic, with this economy and people struggling to make ends meet, we've got some tips for you to get the best deals out there. prices up across the board with everything from food to technology to travel. the cost of a plane ticket has gone up 15% the last year. so we're going to show you how you can cut your bills, and find the best deals. >> relike that segment. okay and savannah. >> do we all remember show and tell from school? >> of course. >> this week, natalie and i are going to have some fun. we're all teaching each other a skill. and al noticed i could use some help in the cooking department, so here he is trying to teach me how to barbecue. >> i'm sure you did a good job. >> he did a great job
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
indited the two in june. >>> sarah. >> another big story we are following this morning the scandal that shut down news of the world continues to unravel a media empire leaving many to wonder if its leader can remain many control. wisdom martin joins us with details wisdom. >> well, sarah, this weekend the head of the dow jones, resigned due to the scandal formerly head of the newspaper group caught up in this scandal now a key player has been arrested. >>> rebecca brooks resigns her post as head of news corps publishing empire in the uk and arrested in connection with the phone tapping scandal she was taken into custody sunday and released she once edited now defunct news of the world. >> murdoch lost his most loyal lieutenant. >>> all have been released without charges head of scotland yard stepped down sunday taking responsibility for his close ties to the newspaper. >> i have taken this decision with the consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations of news international at the senior level. >> reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phone records of celebrities
SFGTV2
Jul 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
and that book became "special circumstances," story of a murder in a big law firm. it came out in 2000 and spent seven weeks on "the new york times"' bestsellers' list. so for those of you who have bought my books, i thank you, because now i don't have to practice law full-time anymore. >> but all kidding aside, you know, i think crime novelists and readers of crime novels whether it's lawyer books or whether it's private detectives or cops, you know, in my world i'm like -- unlike tony's, i can control the outcome. i can get justice in my books because i can fix the ending. and i start -- and most authors do i start with the ending. i know who did it, how and why. and by god, when i write that book, i'm going to make sure justice is served. i think that's why people keep coming back to lawyer books in particular because there's a lot of drama in the courtroom. there's always a murder. there's always big stakes. i've written books about death penalty cases. the stakes don't get any bigger than that. and i think it was important to me to have the center of my books a defense attorn
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 2:00am EDT
. congressman jordan you are big sponsor of this. president obama says that it would cut medicare and social security much more deep ply than paul ryan's budget plan. >> we like to view it as a common sense american plan. americans know we are spending too much. we are headed for a cliff. we are headed for bankruptcy. cut spending in year one and cap it as a percentage of the economy going forward. everyone understands our government is getting too big. let's do something historic. let's for the first time in american history pass a balanced budget amendment through the house and senate and send it to the states. let's make the federal government, the entity that has a $14 trillion debt, make us live under the requirement that everyone else has to live by. >> chris: what is wrong with cut, cap and balance and what are the chances it will get through the house and national and get signed by the president? >> no one should be fooled by this. they are not proposing a clean balanced budget amendment. they are proposing to manipulate the constitution and use it to impose the republican bud
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
also the fuel onboard these boats, so that was a big concern as well. >> firefighters on land and in two fire boats from the river did all they could to stop the fire from spreading through the entire washington yacht club it started in one boat the flames quickly spread to others, four of them were destroyed and now sunk one boat owner bill lost his 38-foot cris craft. >> if it is completely down in the water you tell me how bad it is. >> they have sunk. >> as far as we know it is burned down to the water line. >> the boats were engulfed the fire visible from highwaybridges around firefighters rushed to untie other boats setting them loose so they too would not catch fire. >> we did have collateral damage again, pretty combustible materials, fiber glass, plastics, fuel, a lot of hazardous material. >> several people live on boats in the marina it does not appear anyone was aboard the boat that is caught fire no one was hurt investigators are trying to determine the cause whether it was an accident or arson. >> at this point investigators are here but i have not heard of anything ast
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
shown his commitment to big government is simply too great to lead to the kind of long-term reforms we need. >> reporter: reid says lawmakers must find a solution. >> we'll stay in session every day, saturday and sunday until congress passes legislation to prevent the united states from defaulting on negotiation. >> reporter: in chicago, key ally expressed support for the mcconnell-reid plan. >> more work to be done. joint committee can tackle it but it's responsible way out of the crisis. >> reporter: lindsey graham favors constitutional amendment but there isn't enough support in the senate. >> we have the people behind us. 72% of the american people want balanced budget. >> reporter: the president called for shared sacrifice. >> i am still pushing for to us achieve a big deal. but what i said to the group is if we can't do the biggest deal possible, then let's still be ambitious. let's still try to at least get a down payment on deficit reduction. >> reporter: but the cochair of the president's own deficit commission has not been impressed with what washington is considering. >>
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
people send us here to make big tough choices. they didn't send us here to set up a commission, give the president veto power. that's not what they sent us to do. >> it could pass the democratic controlled senate but faces a tougher fight in the republican house. >> a new group created in the wake of the financial meltdown officially launches this week. the consumer financial protection bureau begins oversight and regulatory work on thursday. president obama is expected to nominate former ohio attorney general richard correspondence dough ray to lead the agency. he currently serves as the director of enforcement. the bureau was formed to enact what president obama calls the strongest consumer protectses in our nation's history. >> some big names are coming to the white house today. president obama will meet with warren buffet and bill and melinda gates to get an update on the giving pledge. it's a promise by some of the wealthiest people in america to give most of their wealth to philanthropy. other names on the lists include facebook founder mark zuckerberg and george lucas. >>> aft
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am EDT
where heat is going to remain. a big ridge of high pressure in control there and the drought will continue to worsen. it's not just the heat, it's also the storms. usually the big area of high pressure like you see on the map, you get storms to the north and east side of it. we'll see severe weather in the northeast and the coast guard still looking for two missing boaters out of chicago. they had gusts over 60 miles an hour in a storm and they overturned some of the boats in the water. back to you. >> heat still dangerous across the country in many places. >>> casey anthony has been a free woman for almost 35 hours, but where did she go and who is helping her as she transitions back into society? kerry sanders has the latest details shortly on that. >>> treasury secretary tim geithner speaking this morning that this morning specific items regarding the debt deal. one of the options that senators harry reid and mitch mcconnell or working on raising the debt ceiling in exchange for $1.5 trillion in cuts over ten years. this would also create a new congressional panel that would stu
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
taxes. and big money, big problems? mitt romney's campaign is debt free, but where is all that money coming from? we'll tell you why it could add up to a little bit of trouble for the republican front-runner. good morning, it's monday, july 18th, 2011. i'm chuck todd. just 15 days until default day. let's get right to my first reads of the morning. it's a week of public spectacle and private wrangling. efforts to get a big debt deal done has failed. >> when you look in the past at agreements between divided government, it's taken leadership on both sides. it took reagan and o'neil. it took clinton and gingrich. the president is out there. he's willing to do it. he said it in the state of the union, he said it in the budget. the question is, do we have a partner to work with? and i hope the answer to that is yes. >> this week we'll see a two-track process. publicly, leaders will get a few votes out of the way to allow conservatives to get on the record on a balanced budget amendment and set the table that nothing besides the final deal can pass. meanwhile, while the real action will b
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 10:00pm EDT
in a big way. how hot will it get as we head into the new week. you'll want to hear this one. >>> a standoff tonight over a tourist favorite. i'm will thomas. we are talking about pedicabs. the numbers are on the rise, and so is the tension. now there could be new rules for these guys. roz plater is in the newsroom to start us off. >> the drivers say they feel under siege from all sides after five years relatively problem free, now d.c. is set to impose a new set of regulations. >> reporter: the pedicab drivers will be the first to tell you their numbers are growing. but they say so is the tension between them and park police on the national mall. >> this year more than last we're being treated something like prostitutes out here, where it's a crime where most of the time the cops look the other way, but every now and then they bust some heads. >> reporter: tension came to a head friday evening when an officer arrested one of the drivers and chased him. witnesses claim it was unprovoked. >> the park police officer got on top of him and held him on the ground, face down, and said, ge
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 12:30pm EDT
news conference his third in three weeks the president continued to press for a big deal to raise the debt ceiling and to reduce the deficit by $4 trillion. >> i am still pushing for us to achieve a big deal. but what i also said to the group is if we can't do the biggest deal possible, then let's still be ambitious. let's still try to at least get a down payme on deficit reduction. we are obviously running out of time. and so what i have said to the members of congress is that you need over the next 24 to 36 hours to give me some sense of whayour plan is to get the debt ceiling rais through whatever mechanisms they can think about and show me a plan in tes of what you are doing for deficit and debt reduction. if they show me a serious plan, i'm readyo move. even if it requires some toh decisions on my part. and i'm hopeful that over the next couple of days 'll see this long jam broken because the american people i think understandably want toee washgton do its job. >> president obama ruled out a 2.4 trillion plan prosed by house republicans. >> in my expectation is that you will prob
SFGTV2
Jul 18, 2011 8:30am PDT
people. if it is going to damage the tree, we try to limit the pruning until the tree is big enough that it won't be damaged by that. >> i was wondering if you give advice, if someone has a particular house in a particular location, they know they need a tree, can you help them choose a good one? >> we can. if they're planting a tree in a sidewalk, they would fill out a tree planting permit application. it is really important, we encourage to contact us, because as i said earlier there, are species that won't do well in san francisco, and some of those windy foggy areas of the city, there's only a few tree that is will really thrive there. it is important to make sure you get. >> they can call your office? >> they can call the bureau, get on the website, we have some information on the website about species, we're trying to bolster that, friends of the urban forest is a nonprofit group. they good information on their website about which trees do well. we're happy to give that kind of advice, because we much rather have a healthy urban forest. >> if they wanted to call you, what number wo
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 11:00am EDT
i'm thomas roberts. rupert murdoch will testify at parliament tomorrow, this is the big headline, all over the phone hacking scandal that's rocking his media scandal. meanwhile there was a new arrest of a top exec over the weekend, and now the head of scotland yard and his assistant are resigning. if you're keeping score so far, there have been three high-profile resignations, ten arrests and it is not over yet. jim maceda is live in london to bring us up to speed on this. jim, good morning. >> reporter: hi there, thomas. make that four high profile resignations. just a couple of hours ago scotland yard's number two, john yates, also resigned under increasing, extraordinary, really, pressure. that on the heels on his boss's resignation last night. commissioner paul stevenson, he was the head of scotland yard. he, if you will, fell on his sword and said that he could not in good conscience continue with all the challenges to keep the peace in great britain as he and specifically his relationship with the murdock media empire became such a focus of attention. he was calling it a ma
WHUT
Jul 18, 2011 8:30am EDT
peace, on hope. for maybe next 20 years or 30 years, china will have consumption and demand big enough to help continue, assuming the political environment is stable, not only into the country, but around it. i know you interviewed secretary kissinger on china. that is the number one fear. the number one fear is the stability, either inside or outside of china, will not be good. if the condition remains like it is today, not to mention there are a lot of flash points out there -- you heard the latest news about the china sea issues. there are a lot of issues going around. but assuming the leadership in china is able to manage all that and one would hope that they could and one would have high hopes that they would, this to growth will go on for two days to three decades. but the first statement you made in the show, i actually think that, as americans, i am always a positive thinker, as you know -- i think we're just going through relativity. we are relatively speaking not seeing what we have seen in the last 20 years are 25 years. going forward, there needs to be structural changes, r
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am PDT
d.c. when he lost his bid for re-election as attorney general of ohio. there he was a credit of big banks in general and mass foreclosures, and he had a winning streak on a game show. what is the consumer financial protection bureau? it aims to put a stop to predatory lending. it will keep an eye on credit card fees and student loans and keep an ear on consumer complaints. because a whole lot of centers don't like the bureau, the confirmation could be, dare i say, in jeopardy. dan, tell us first why this nomination is not going to elizabeth warren? >> reporter: well, certainly the white house saw her as somebody that could set up the agency and had hoped that she was the person who could potentially lead the agency, but as you pointed out this was somebody who was controversial and ran up against conservatives that would not support her nomination. and one official telling me republicans in congress made clear that they don't support the agency, and they would block all efforts to confirm elizabeth warren as the permanent director. while she was somebody that essentially invented th
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 4:30am PDT
by bailey avenue reports of a jackknifed big rig on the shoulder. this has 70,000 pounds of produce from what i hear so we hope they get that on its way. it's mostly off to the shoulder. stay a lane or two to your left to allow them to work there. as well as if you come southbound 880, through milpitas, dixon landing road, working on getting the vehicle out of the ditch. we're waiting for more equipment. we see slowing northbound passing the area. i don't think it's spectator. probably sensors waking up. we'll follow this area as well as 880 north fast coliseum. a smooth drive now. as rob's talking about not as much moisture so fog shouldn't be a big deal. we'll follow that. everything counts on the morning commute. >> thanks. 4:41. if you drive by sand hill road don't be surprised if you see smoke. california's department of forestry and cal fire will burn an acre of grassland. the land is owned by stanford university and some scientists from there and other universities will be studying this fire. they want to better understand fire management on ecosystems during climate changes.
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
big stage collapsed at a music festival in ottawa, canada. the band cheap trick was playing at the ottawa blues fest when a severe thunderstorm hit. the band got off the stage safely. one person was seriously injured. >>> to the dangerous heat wave that's baking much of middle america with many areas suffering through triple-digit temperatures the oppressive and sticky weather isn't going away any time soon. it's expected to last all week and headed east. this morning at least 15 states are under excessive heats advisories, warnings or watches. most are in the midwest where cooling centers are overcrowded. cynthia bowers reports. >> reporter: it's been so hot for so long in oklahoma the government called for a statewide day of prayer in hope of some divine intervention. for 47 straight days, temperatures in oklahoma city have been 90 or more. there's been only one day below 100 so far this month and it's expected to be 100 degrees or more through at least friday. this summer searing heat is setting new standards. this month alone high temperature records have been tied or broken ei
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
thunderstorms overnight into tomorrow morning. beyond that we build into big time heat. we got extended forecast in just a moment here's traffic. >>> good morning. we're starting out pretty quietly so far. we have our construction being picked up between the beltway, cones being picked up to washington boulevard. this is 695 at wilkins avenue. we have traffic building in both directions but no incidents to report. if are avenue traveling 95 on either end from wash, you're dog okay. 795, no problems to report. charley? >>> oh my god. holy cow. right there. >> check that out, pretty cool, uh. >> he said hoe was on a flight to mill mile earlier in the month when the pilot ordered passengers to look at this incredible sun. he grabbed his camera and immediately started recording. >>> extreme heat still pounds much of the south and midwest. could it be inching closer to m coming up we have more on your weekly weather outlook and we'll have tips on how you and your family scan beat the heat. >>> the weekend box office belonged to one wildly popular boy wizard. so just how big of a weekend was
ABC
Jul 17, 2011 11:35pm EDT
starting at 11:00. it will feature a panel of experts on medicare and social security. still to come, big sports hearing set for this week. we look at both of them. plus rumors are swirling. why the redskins say they remove seats from the fedex field. >> are you ready for the heat and humidity? how about heat index readings above 105 degrees? the fall forecast with a look a >> taking a look at the week ahead, the army psychiatrist charged in the mass shooting at fort hood will appear in court. major nadal hassan will appear on thursday. the arraignment will be his first court appearance since it was determined he would face the death penalty. he faces 13 counts of murder and 32 attempted murder charges for the rampage. the former head of the international monetary fund is expected to appear in court tomorrow. dominique strauss-kahn is accused of sexually assaulting a maid at a hotel in new york. he was released from house arrest earlier this month as prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the maid. the first presidential debate will be held solely through twitter on
CNN
Jul 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
when you've had a big blow? >> dust yourself off. it's just like baseball. i compare life to a baseball game a lot of times. other times you know you dive in. you might get called out. you might get safe, whatever. you get that dirt on you. the first thing you want to do is collect yourself and dust yourself off. and life is a game of making adjustments, you know. and it's a journey. and i think that for all of us, including myself, i think it's a matter of going through this journey of life and sometimes you make good calls, sometimes you make bad calls. but the main thing is knowing the difference and making adjustments. >> what would you say has been the best and worst moments of your life? >> mm. well, the best. the best being here with you. >> of course. from the obvious. apart from that. >> apart from that, the best would be sitting on top of the hill with my kids. dad. sitting around a fire. roasting marshmallows. laughing, talking about life. just living and being happy. >> existing in a blissful scenario. >> i think -- again, a lot of the times with the kids i, you kno
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
out there in spots. and that is very, very miserable and there is a big area of hot high pressure of the nation's big nation and that stays out there the next few days and bite end of the week, this core of heat will be coming over into the east coast and especially the mid-atlantic and i am thinking record-high temperatures by thursday and friday and&into the weekend, too and -- and into the weekend, too. we have thunderstorms in the forecast tonight, and may bring us at least some cooling before that gets here. lots to talk about coming up. laura. >> stock up on the ice and keep your --ia. >> -- . >> yeah. >> all that stuff. and some heat advisories are given. >> without a doubt and may have some heat warnings, which we don't get often. nothing is issued yet and we're going to get them before the end of the week. >> could be dangerous. all right. >> yeah. >> and see you soon. >>> the extreme heat means trash collection will start an hour earlier. the trash crews started at 6:00 a.m. instead of 7:00 a.m. and if you live in d.c., remember to put your trash and recyclables out the nig
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 7:00pm PDT
little children learning a tough >> children with big dreams. >> i want to be a veterinarian or a singer. >> their childhood stolen. >> don't -- we don't let the p parents -- so why do we allow parents to work in the >> what happens to children whose classroom is the field? i hope he graduates f >> stug struggle, but s success. >> i'm the first in the family to go to college and get a degree. "america now," children of the >>> good evening, and w i'm ann curry. most children in america think of summer, thafrng ofinking of swimming and going to camp. they're migrant workers, some as young as 5 or 6, working alongside their struggling parents on america's farms. we've been following their story of hardship, perseverance and sometimes it's a story of surprising triumph adversity. here's dennis murphy. ♪ ♪ >> driving through farm country, you see them at a distance in the summer haze. ♪ ♪ >> small figures in th the mic migrants. >> about a dozen years ago we wondered what kind of lives they le ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> eventually we were introduced to the flores family pablo flores a
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
chicken. they have to. >> they have to. there's going to be a catastrophe if they don't. big business is scared. if there's a default, they're going to lose a whole lot. >> reporter: americans don't like hearing about politicians losing their tempers during negotiations. >> i understand it's difficult. my job is very difficult. i don't have the option of walking out of a meeting. that would be considered completely inappropriate. >> reporter: many americans believe the debt ceiling needs to be raised but not everybody. >> if i have a credit card with a certain limit and i'm overspending, the answer is not to increase my spending limit. >> is this going to put a greater burden on us as the american people and i just don't think it will help the situation. >> reporter: but there are eternal optimists. >> no matter what they do, we'll survive. >> reporter: a hopeful note as we head into the home stretch on the debt crisis. fe lee shah taylor, cnn, new york. >> let's go over to south africa, where david cameron, the prime minister of united kingdom will be speaking a bit later on alongsid
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
. team at the world cup, giving a nation battered by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and ann curry. live, from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome today on this monday morning, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting b
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